Two former NotW journalists charged with phone hacking

Two former News of the World journalists have been charged with phone hacking, the Crown Prosecution Service said.

Ex-deputy editor Neil Wallis and former features editor Jules Stenson will appear before Westminster Magistrates' Court on 21 August.

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Two former NotW staff charged with phone hacking

Neil Wallis was deputy editor of the paper between 2003 and 2007. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive

Jules Stenson, former features editor of the News of the World, and Neil Wallis, former deputy editor of the paper, have been charged with phone hacking, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.

The CPS has authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge Jules Stenson, former features editor of the News of the World and to summons Neil Wallis, former deputy editor of the News of the World with an offence of conspiracy to intercept communications in the course of their transmission, commonly known as ‘phone hacking’.

Both Jules Stenson and Neil Wallis will appear before Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 21 August 2014.

– Gregor McGill, a senior lawyer at the Crown Prosecution Service

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